by Lois Beckett, ProPublica
London and New York - Standard Chartered has announced that it will raise US$100 million by 2020 to build sustainable eye-care services across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, almost trebling its fundraising for the prevention of blindness from 2003 to date.
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London - Baird, an employee-owned, international investment banking, private equity, wealth, and asset management firm, has announced that David Silver will succeed John Fordham as Head of European Investment Banking (EUIB) and Fordham will transition to the newly created position of Chairman of Baird International.
DBS Bank, which has made strides to build out its wealth franchise over the past year, has announced plans to invest a further Singapore $250m (US$197m) over five years to take private banking in Asia to a new level.
Vault has just released the results of its annual survey on the best place to work on Wall Street.
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Greece’s eurozone creditors are considering bringing forward a financial lifeline for Athens by a few weeks after Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, told EU leaders the country would be insolvent by the end of April without assistance.
The former boss of Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, is to take the key role in setting pay deals at HSBC after a reorganisation of non-executive director roles at Britain’s biggest bank.
Former Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher sees the potential for a market correction of "substantial magnitude" as traders have grown "lazy."